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RIB Safaris – Fjord Cruises – Kayaking – City Walks

Unique Outdoor Activities & Tours of Stavanger

Outdoorlife Norway is in close cooperation with other leading, local activity providers to offer our guests a wide range of exciting tours and outdoor activities, throughout the year.  These tours offer a fantastic opportunity for guests who would like additional activities to complement their hiking adventures along the Lysefjord.

Fjord Events specializes in yacht/sailboat and RIB/speedboat cruises in the Stavanger region. From May to August, guests can join daily departures of high-speed RIB tours into the Lysefjord.

Meeting Location | Stavanger, Skagenkaien
Departure Times | 11:00am / 1:00pm (13:00)
March – October
Price | 995 NOK


Join Fjord Events for 1 hour, 45 minutes of adrenalin-pumping excitement aboard a high-speed RIB boat. Get up close and personal with the Lysefjord and imagine how the Vikings must have felt when navigating its mighty waters. Gaze upon Preikestolen, which hangs 604 meters overhead. Taste crystal-clear, cool mountain water, straight from the source!

Because it offers guests views of Preikestolen from below, this tour is a perfect complement any one of our Preikestolen hikes.

Meeting Location | Stavanger, Skagenkaien
Departure Times | 09:00 am
June – August (Saturdays only)
Price | 1,195 NOK


Join a day-trip to Flørli, which boasts the world’s longest wooden staircase. Take the long climb up 4,444 steps to the top of the mountainside and take in the spectacular fjord views.

Because it offers guests views of Preikestolen from below, this tour is a perfect complement any one of our Preikestolen hikes.

Fjord Expedition specializes in guided sea kayak tours from their base in Jørpeland, near the Lysefjord. From May through September, guests can join one of numerous tours scheduled per week.

Meeting Location | Jørpeland
Departure Time | 11:00am
April – September
Price | 850 NOK


Join Fjord Expedition on a 3-hour kayak tour along the Jørpeland’s beautiful coastline (no prior experience necessary). Enjoy the peaceful island scenery while catching glimpses of birds, marine life, and the occasional seal resting on the rocky shoreline. Learn about the cultural and natural history of the area, and get an idea of what it must have been for the Vikings who once paddled the same waters.

This tour is a perfect complement for adventurers who need to rest their feet before or after a hike.

Meeting Location | Jørpeland
Departure Time | 14:00 (2:00pm)
April – September
Price | 1,490 NOK


Kayak the fjords and learn to prepare your own outdoor dinner, made from local ingredients. Some of the ingredients will be collected while paddling. Your kayak guide and fjord chef will tell you about local history, nature and wildlife, and teach you how to look for fresh ingredients, straight from the fjord!

This tour is a perfect complement for guests who want to join a new adventure straight after our Preikestolen Sunrise Hike.

Rødne Fjord Cruise specializes in sightseeing tours into the Lysefjord. Daily departures from Stavanger’s harbor (Vågen) are available almost every day of the year.

Meeting Location | Stavanger, Skagenkaien
Departure Times
10:00am / 11:00am / 12:00pm / 2:00pm (14:00)
January – December
Price | 550 NOK


Join Rødne on a relaxing 3-hour cruise aboard a modern catamaran complete with a sun deck and snack bar. During the cruise, guests visit the mysterious Vegabond Cave, drink water directly from the legendary Hengjane Waterfall, and gaze upon Preikestolen, 604 meters overhead. Guests can also experience the stunning Lysefjord from the comfort of the boat’s climate-controlled cabin, if weather conditions change.

Because it offers guests views of Preikestolen from below, this tour is a perfect complement any one of our Preikestolen hikes.

GuideCompaniet specializes in city sightseeing tours in and around Stavanger, focusing on the region’s many historical, cultural and gastronomic treasures.

Meeting Location
Stavanger Tourist Information Office
Departure times | 10:00am / 11:30am
May – September
Price | 490 NOK


GuideCompaniet has embraced the popularity of recent hit series like “Vikings” and is proud to present the story of the Vikings – historically correct, with a touch of Hollywood. The Viking Tour gives you a more complete picture by bringing back the Viking kingdom and its fascinating myths and legends. Met by the Viking guide, who wears typical clothing from the Viking age, you are taken to The Three Swords Monument, the Iron Age Farm, and the Viking Voyages exhibition at the Museum of Archaeology.

TrollAktiv Adventure Park is located near Evje, Setesdal Valley, 3 hours east of Stavanger.
Whitewater rafting trips run twice daily, every day, all summer long. 
TrollAktiv is also home to Evje climbing park, a fantastic treetop adventure.

Meeting Location
TrollAktiv Office, Evje
April – October


TrollAktiv’s whitewater rafting trips run twice daily, every day, all summer long. TrollAktiv is also home to Evje climbing park, a fantastic treetop adventure, and organizes a range of other activities: mountain biking, BMX, stand up paddle boarding, canoeing, kayaking, and more. TrollAktiv is popular for family and youth groups, and provides accommodation in cabins, apartments, and teepees. Open from April to end of October.

Are You Looking For a Customized Adventure?

We design unforgettable outdoor adventures with respect to our guests’ personal preferences and skill-levels. Combine hiking and trekking with other activities to create your ultimate adventure!
Send us an email specifying your trip preferences and requirements, and we’ll send you an informal, noncommittal offer. Please include desired activities, skill-level(s), number of participants, and preferred dates.

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